Virtual Private Network or simply VPN is a connection that ‘securely’ links two networks, such as a public network like Internet and a private network, like your home Internet. In simple words, it enables your personal computer to send and receive data in an encrypted form, across a public network.
The reason why it called ‘virtual’ is because it protects the data through its virtual private network, over a physical public network. As far as the type of data is concerned, users can send and receive voice, video, texts, images and all other types of data. Continue reading